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She writes that she is sorry she was unable to visit her when she was in Scunthorpe but is now back in London. She has been to the Red Cross to obtain information regarding Prisoners of War and to check that they had received Joan’s letter…

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Alan writes from Stalag Luft 3. He lists food to be sent in Red Cross parcels.

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A letter written from a prisoner of war camp to his family. He has just arrived and states that he is well. His tone is quite up beat.

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Sends sympathy over her bad news. Seems to have been through a similar experience.

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Writes that they are sorry they are for her at this difficult time. She is in their thoughts.

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She thanks Joan for her letter and gift. She was pleased to hear about Bob. She tells her the latest news and that her boyfriend has been reported missing from Arnhem. Thanks her for photograph and catches up with news of friends, tells of her…

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Writes that her husband is also being reported by the IRCC as captured and that her husband is being reclassified as a prisoner of war.

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Writes notifying her that the Red Cross regularly sends Invalid Foods and Medicines to all POW Camps and Hospitals where there are British prisoners of war, However, if she was anxious about her husband a report could be obtained from his Senior…

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Replying to her recent letter, they were glad that she had reassuring news and hope it would not be long before it was official. They had not yet had any news of her husband or his crew but would pass any news on if received. Suggests she should…

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Writes that they had been advised by the air ministry not to try and contact two other members of her husband's crew in France to get information about her husband. Contract might jeopardize their position and chances to escape.

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Informs her that one member of his crew was a prisoner of war but asked that she make no effort to contact him. They were continuing to make enquiries about her husband.

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Confirms that a friend of her husband who she had enquired after had indeed been killed in action. In addition there was still no news of her husband,

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Sending message to Helen Newton

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Writes they are sorry that there was no news of her husband. Other aircrew that she had enquired of were reported as killed in action and another as prisoner of war.

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References the other five members of his crew and gives information on the prisoner of war locations of Roy Langlois, Sgt Copely both at Stalag Luft 3 and the other three at Camp de Chambaran, Istres France.

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From casualty branch expressing regret that his son was missing as result of air operations on night 25/26 February 1943 when his Lancaster failed to return. Enquiries would be made via the Red Cross.

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Advises son arrived in London looking very fit.

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Confirms that message was sent to her quoting a message from her son that said from senior British officer, Stalag Luft 3 on behalf of her son that there was no truth in any information of his death.

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Informs her they have forwarded letter to her son and gives his address at Dulag Luft.

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Full list of articles allowed for inclusion. Notes that list of contents is to be included.

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Informs him that they have heard from the red cross that his son was a prisoner of war.

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Informs her that they have no news of her son's whereabouts. Asks for his details and suggests they write to Geneva or she send telegram.

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Letter to C Baker informing him that his son Pilot Officer Donald Baker was interned unwounded in Dulag Luft.
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